Despite being first invented in the 1830s, electric vehicles (EVs) have only become commercially viable in the last decade. Here, Steve Hughes, managing director of power quality specialist REO UK, explains the challenges faced by automotive companies designing the next generation of EVs.

Global fastenings manufacturer and distributor, TR Fastenings, is working with a number of firms involved in the design, manufacture and development of Electric Vehicles (EVs) with the main focus on the associated charging units.